Question about IBM ThinkPad R40 2681
It does not charge when we turn it on. the laptop does not recognise the battery. shuts down after about 30 min when we turn in on.
Check the battery status manually
To accurately measure the condition of the battery, the PC cannot be used during this test. This method will Test the battery by completely charging the battery then will determine how long it takes to discharge the battery. This test is done while the PC is operating in the Safe Mode and not being used for any other action. This test will require 1-3 hours depending on condition of the notebook PC. The PC cannot be used while you perform the following steps. Completing all the following steps will also calibrate the battery so that the power meter reading are accurate.
--- Remove the batter and power cord
---After 5-10 mintues insert the batteryu and comment the AC Adapter and then Press the power button on the notebook for about 5 minutes .
If there is any power issue the issue may fix.
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
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